Black and white photograph featuring the Mounting and Finishing Section in the Kodak Australasia Pty Ltd factory, Abbotsford. The image is number 5 in a series featuring the developing and printing department.
This image is part of the Kodak collection of products, promotional materials, photographs and working life artefacts collected from Kodak Australasia in 2005, when the Melbourne manufacturing plant at Coburg closed down.
Kodak manufactured and distributed a wide range of photographic products to Australasia, such as film, paper, chemicals, cameras and miscellaneous equipment. Its client base included amateur and professional photographers, as well as specialist medical and graphic art professionals who used photography, x-ray and other imaging techniques.
Description of Content
Large open plan workroom with glass windows and wall partitions. Women are working at high benches with presses and guillotines. There are two supporting concrete pillars in the background.
Black and white silver gelatin photograph, landscape format, mounted on card with two holes punched at left, numbered sticker at bottom right, and label adhered on reverse.
Donation from Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, Ms. Kate Metcalf - Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd, 2005
Courtesy of Kodak (Australasia) Pty Ltd.
Place & Date Depicted
Photograph, See Dimensions, Black & White
Front, label, handwritten, black ink: '5' Reverse, label, typed, black ink: 'D. & P. / 5. Mounting and Finishing Section for / enlargements.' Reverse, handwritten, pencil: '5 / BURNLEY?'
Type of item
Image Dimensions - Photograph
201 mm (Width), 157 mm (Height)